Sentence Examples


  • Between the valleys of the Aa and the Maas lies the long stretch of heavy high-fen called the Peel ("marshy land").
  • Deurne, a few miles east of Helmond, the site of a prehistoric burial-ground, was an early fen colony.
  • West, north and north-east of this the province is flat and consists of sea-clay or sand and clay mixed, except where patches of low and high fen occur on the Frisian borders.
  • Low fen predominates to the east of the capital, between the Zuidlardermeer and the Schildmeer or lakes.
  • The south-eastern portion of the province consists of high fen resting on diluvial sand.

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